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McDowell Weighs in on Russia’s Increased Use of China’s Yuan in Wall Street Journal Article

While Russia’s use of the yuan doesn’t mean the end of dollar supremacy, it may usher in the beginning of a more fractured system that could ultimately blunt the U.S.’s ability to use financial sanctions as a weapon, says Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science.

March 1, 2023

McCormick Discusses the Arrest of El Chapo’s Son with Bloomberg, CNN, IBT, Wall Street Journal

Capturing Ovidio Guzmán could be a way for López Obrador to show the U.S. that he is “in control of the armed forces and Mexico’s security situation,” Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, tells CNN. “It also defuses the power behind any ask from the Biden administration to stem the tide of fentanyl and other narcotics across the border,” she adds.

January 9, 2023

Gueorguiev Quoted in WSJ on China Communist Party Propaganda Campaign

Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article, "China’s Communist Party Quietly Inserts Itself Into Everyday Life."
February 1, 2022

See related: China, Political Parties

Rasmussen's Fears of a Setting Sun reviewed in Wall Street Journal

"Fears of a Setting Sun: The Disillusionment of America’s Founders" (Princeton University Press, 2021), written by Dennis Rasmussen, professor of political science, was reviewed in the Wall Street Journal
July 12, 2021

Faricy weighs in on Democrat's proposed tax strategy in Wall Street Journal

A lot of Democratic voters have low trust in government,” says Christopher Faricy, associate professor of political science. "You have to tie it to something that is popular, that you can sell to people that will be an improvement in their day-to-day lives." Read more in the Wall Street Journal article, "Democrats Focus on Turning Tax Talk Into Action." 
July 8, 2021

Banks weighs in on Trump's impeachment case in Wall Street Journal

In a criminal case, a prosecutor would have to prove that former President Donald Trump "could have reasonably foreseen that his incitement was likely to lead to all hell happening at the Capitol," says Professor Emeritus William Banks.
February 8, 2021

Allport reviews best books on first act of World War II in Wall Street Journal

Alan Allport, associate professor of history, selects his top five books on the harrowing first act of World War II in the Wall Street Journal.
February 2, 2021

See related: Europe

Lovely talks to SCMP, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! about future of US buying practices, trade

Professor Mary Lovely spoke with several media outlets about the US-China trade landscape for 2021, the future of tariffs and the impact of President-elect Joe Biden's buy America pledge. 
January 5, 2021

See related: China, Trade, United States

McCormick comments on release of Mexican Gen. Cienfuegos in Wall Street Journal

"The Mexican attorney general may follow through on the pretense of investigating Cienfuegos, but nothing will come of it because he is untouchable," says Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.

December 7, 2020

Allport's book reviewed in Wall Street Journal, makes The Times best history book list

"'Britain at Bay'...might be the single best examination of British politics, society and strategy in these four years that has ever been written," said reviewer Paul Kennedy about Associate Professor of History Alan Allport's book.

December 1, 2020

See related: Europe

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